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Introduction about Iman Shumpert
The professional basketball player who has garnered a huge name and fame in the field of sports and is widely popular in America, Iman Shumpert is surely one of the finest players of basketball U.S.A. will ever have. He debuted by being a part of the New York Knicks in 2011.
He came into the limelight when he bagged the NBA Championship in 2016 with his team Cleveland Cavaliers. As of now, he has been doing wonders in his new team, Brooklyn Nets.
He also holds the record to be the only person who made it into the finals and bagged the trophy of Dancing with the Stars in its 30th season in 2021.
Net Worth & Salary of Iman Shumpert in 2022
The net worth of Mr. Iman Shumpert is estimated to be something around $30 million. He has successfully earned this massive income of money by being a professional NBA player.
He is surely one of the highest-paid basket ballplayers. It has become evident when it was revealed that he was given $40 million in his contract with his Cleveland Team.
Age, Early life & Biography of Iman Shumpert
As of 2022 the age of Iman Shumpert is 31 years.
Iman Asante Shumpert belongs to the town of Berwyn in Illinois in the U.S.A. He was born in the family of four children of L’Tanya and Odis Shumpert on the 26th of June in 1990.
His father served as an insurance broker while his mother worked as a professor. He was raised in Oak Park along with his three siblings, Odin Jr., Kasani, and Ahrii Shumpert.
He has always been charmed by the game of basketball and has played the sport throughout his entire childhood with his brothers. He has often said how he was fascinated by his favorite player, Michael Jordan, and has always been a fan of his.
His interest in basketball reached much greater levels as he went to see the matches along with his aunt. The point where he was assured to make a career in NBA was the match between the Bulls and the Celtics where he was able to shake hands with the Bulls.
He completed his middle school at Gwendolyn Brooks Middle School. He was also on the school’s basketball team and he was joined by Evan Turner who also turned out to be an amazing player.
He was then a student of River Forest High School where he also played basketball and emerged as the first-team-all-state player. It was in 2008 when he got a chance to play in McDonald’s All-American Game.
|Name:||Iman Asante Shumpert|
|Age:||31 years old|
|Birth Date:||26 June 1990|
|Birth Place:||Oak Park, Illinois, U.S.A.|
|Children/Kids||2- Iman Tayla Shumpert Jr. and Rue Ross Shumpert|
|Yearly Income:||$60 Million|
|Net Worth||$30 Million|
|Content Last Updated:||2022|
Personal life of Iman Shumpert
Like all NBA stars, Iman is also always fascinated by the rap music. He has also been a part of the popular song of Knicks Anthem in 2012.
It was also fascinating to know that he is a huge fan of the singles such as Chiraq and Dear Kendrick. It was in 2018 when he revealed that he made a release of Substance Abuse which was an EP.
He made headlines when he was seen together with the celebrated recording artist, Teyana Taylor and they dated for quite a long time until finally, they tied the knot in 2015 in the month of December.
The couple has two children together, Tayla and Rue Ross.
Career of Iman Shumpert
Iman’s career has been shaped because of his consistent and exceptional performance at Georgia Tech University. He was one of the most needed players on his team who has led the team to win many victories and he did all this just in his first year.
Despite his serious knee injury, he made a robust comeback where he ranked third among the best players of the entire season. Forgiving such outstanding performances for his university he was selected for the New York Knicks which marked the beginning of his professional career.
When he played as the 17th overall pick he had an exceptional game and his teammates were always in praise of him such as Jared Jeffries who had stated how he is surely the best on-ball defender the team will ever have.
Due to his top-notch game, he was also given a chance to go to the NBA All-Star Weekend Slam Dunk Contest in 2012. But to his bad luck, he could not go there because of a serious knee injury. The knee injury was found in a match against Miami and it was profoundly much more serious than he thought as he was later advised that he could not play for an entire season.
Despite this, Iman gave a very strong fight in the upcoming seasons. He was also honored with the Defensive Player of the Year Award.
It was in 2013 when he came back to the team and did wonders for the Knicks and brought his game back and it was due to him that Knicks emerged as one of the strongest teams. It was in 2015 when he became a part of the Cleveland Cavaliers and debuted in a match against Charlotte Hornets.
It was due to his outstanding performance that the team managed to get into the finals. He made his own record in 2016 when he made 12 points and rebounded 16 times which made his image even more amazing.
In 2018 he played for the Sacramento Kings and in 2019 for Houston Rockets but that ended quite soon. In the same year, he became a part of the Brooklyn Nets and has been playing magnificently for them to this date.
Awards and Achievements of Iman Shumpert
In his high school, Iman managed to be on the list of the top 30 senior players across the entire country. He has also bagged the fifteenth position in the list of America’s senior players according to Scout.com.
He has also been honored by the NBA All-Rookie Team in the year 2012. In his college, he made an average of more than 17 due to which he ranks the seventh position to achieve the feat in the entire history of ACC which stands for Atlantic Coast Conference.
Major investments and Assets of Iman Shumpert
Iman is an active real–estate investor and has huge mansions in Atlanta. He has a large house in Oak Park worth $3 million which is equipped with lavish facilities.
Must Watch Latest Video and Trending Photographs of Iman Shumpert
Iman has talked about his knee injuries which didn’t restrict him to achieve more. He says to put up a smile and move on.
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